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Master of Science in Nursing

What You’ll Study

Are you ready to take your career to the next level? To accommodate the busy schedule of working nurses, the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program allows you to continue your education without disrupting your professional and personal life. Gain a comprehensive understanding of nursing theory. Hone your research and data analysis techniques. Discover health policy’s impact on your organization and practice.

RN and Doctor working on patient in sim lab

Our program will prepare you to advance in the healthcare industry and emerge as an empowered and ethical nurse leader. Customize your course of study with three distinct tracks to align with your career goals. A specialized MSN degree can position you for higher-paying positions as a clinical nurse leader, nurse educator, administrator, or in the growing field of nursing informatics.

Learn how to care for patients with complex conditions and work with teams to improve quality outcomes and efficiency of care You will be able to manage the care environment and clinical outcomes, address ethical issues, and deliver evidence-based care within the microsystem.

Learn to work as part of an executive team, make critical business decisions, and manage the balance of the access, cost, and quality of healthcare for your organization.

Learn how to teach and train nurses, nursing students, schoolchildren, community groups, workers, and patients.

Learn how to enhance healthcare decision-making and patient care by participating in the analysis, design, and implementation of information and communication systems.

Program Highlights

Number of credits: 36 credit hours

Number of courses needed to graduate: 12

Average Completion Time: 24 months

Cost per credit: $700

Flexible Program: Asynchronous Online

Course Length: 8 weeks

No GRE Requirement

Queens offers an RN to MSN pathway.

How Can You Use This Degree?

MSN graduates will achieve more advanced positions and can work in a wide variety of environments.

  • Clinical Nurse Leader
  • Nurse Director
  • Nurse Educator
  • Nurse Informatics Specialist
  • Nurse Researcher

Highlighted Courses

  • Integrative Clinical Concepts (NUR 655)
  • Leadership Principles and Practices (NUR 661)
  • Principles of Curriculum and Evaluation (NUR 663)
  • Clinical Information Systems (NUR 665)

Program Contact

Gary Gilleece, MBA, M.Ed

Graduate Recruiter, Blair College of Health

Meet Your Professors

Each member of our faculty has an impressive range of experience and qualifications in the areas in which they teach. Many of our faculty members still work in healthcare facilities in the Charlotte area.

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